Side Effects

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Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Difficult or troubled breathing
  2. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  3. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. cough
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. fever with or without chills
  9. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  10. hives, itching, skin rash
  11. hoarseness
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. painful or difficult urination
  14. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  15. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  16. sore throat
  17. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  18. tightness in the chest
  19. unusual bleeding or bruising
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bloody or cloudy urine
  2. chills
  3. constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of the eye)
  4. dark urine
  5. headache
  6. increased sweating
  7. light-colored stools
  8. loss of appetite
  9. loss of consciousness
  10. nausea
  11. seizures
  12. stomach pain
  13. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  14. unpleasant breath odor
  15. vomiting
  16. vomiting of blood
  17. yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  1. Drowsiness
  2. lightheadedness
  3. relaxed and calm feeling
  4. sleepiness

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty having a bowel movement
  2. false or unusual sense of well-being

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.